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MESSAGE FROM: Sue Banks, Acting Deputy Secretary and Commissioner for Libraries: Greetings, Colleagues: I am pleased and proud to share with you the news that Amy Geisinger will be joining the staff of the Office of Commonwealth Libraries as a Library Development Advisor in the...

Sue Banks

Did you miss Sue Banks’ pre-Thanksgiving voice email?  If so, here it is below!  Look for future “Suecasts” on the listservs and here in the Compendium!   Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! It’s been one year since I came to OCL and Harrisburg from my previous...

Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn R. Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Tuesday, June 4, 2019 I hope that by now you have noticed that the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) is in the midst of revitalizing its...

Sue Banks

  Dear Library Friends: Greetings from the Bureau of Library Development (BLD) of the Office of Commonwealth Libraries! The BLD has officially moved to 333 Market Street in Harrisburg and we are enjoying getting to know our friends in all the Offices, Bureaus and Divisions...

Sue Banks

  I joined OCL as the Director of the Bureau of Library Development on November 26, 2018. Most recently, I spent six years as the Deputy Director of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.  In that role, I focused on building staff, improving the user experience and institutionalizing...

Date: Friday, August 17    9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main 4400 Forbes Ave Register at this link Please join us for a day of learning and sharing built for library staff at all levels and libraries of all sizes from the Library Districts...